The Michigan Colloquium on Race and Twentieth-Century American Political
Development presents the second of eight public lectures:
PROFESSOR THOMAS J. SUGRUE
Professor of History and Sociology
University of Pennsylvania
"JIM CROW'S LAST STAND: THE STRUGGLE FOR CIVIL RIGHTS IN THE SUBURBAN NORTH"
Thursday, October 16, 2003, 4 - 5:30 pm, Room Angell B, Angell Hall
Professor Sugrue teaches at the University of Pennsylvania, where he has appointments in the Department of History and Sociology. He is author of a landmark study, THE ORIGINS OF THE URBAN CRISIS: RACE AND INEQUALITY IN POSTWAR DETROIT (Princeton Univ. Press, 1996), which won the Bancroft Prize in American History. Sugrue is currently researching the politics of civil rights in the urban North and the history of liberalism and anti-liberalism from the 1930s to the present. He is also writing a survey of the twentieth-century United States with Glenda Gilmore of Yale University.
The program of the Colloquium is made possible by the generous financial support of the Office of the Vice President for Research and the Horace H. Rackham School of Graduate Studies, as well as the Center for Afroamerican and African Studies; the Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy; the College of Literature, Science, and Arts; the Departments of History, Political Science, and Sociology; the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy; the National Poverty Center; and the Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning. For additional information, please contact colloquium organizers Matt Lassiter, Tony Chen, and Robert Mickey at firstname.lastname@example.org.